Newsletter 24/16


There will be no star pupils next week due to school finishing at 2pm on Thursday 24th March for the Easter holidays. Please ensure that you child is collected promptly at 2pm. School will re-open on Monday 11th April.



Unfortunately we are still finding that we are having lots of cases of head lice reported to school.  In order to try and stop them being spread so easily, please can we ask that girls’ hair is tied back into a ponytail and if possible a plait.  Girls can still wear appropriate headbands to hold their hair back off their faces as well, as long as they are plain.  Thank you for your co-operation in this matter.



The cost of a school meal will be increasing to £2.15 from 11th April 2016 therefore school meals for a whole week will cost £10.75.  Please remember that school meals should be paid for via . If you are having difficulty using the school money system or would like a little help, please pop into the school office and see Mrs Dyer. Please be advised that jacket potatoes will not be available until Monday 11th April at the earliest.  There is also a change to the menu next Thursday 24th March, the meal will now be ‘Fish and Chips’, a firm favourite!



On Saturday 2nd April 10am—1pm, the Isle of Wight Foodbank will be holding a clothing sale at their headquarters in Love Lane, Cowes.  There will be men’s, women’s and kids’ clothing as well as home textiles on sale.  There will also be tea and cake and a tombola. Please visit for further details.



Don’t forget the ‘Friends of Summerfields’ are holding Easter Bingo after school today from 3.00pm to 4.00pm in the school hall.



Please be reminded that your child needs to have their P.E. kit in school all week.



The Isle of Wight County Press is teaming up with the council to launch a petition to government, calling on them to look again at the way the Island is funded. This builds upon the lobbying the council has undertaken to date and the ongoing representations that are being made to government.

The campaign is an opportunity to get the whole Island community involved in making the case to government that the Island is different, unique and that it needs more support.

As parents/carers of Island children, the campaign is asking you to sign the petition and show your support for the Island’s future.  Please also encourage your neighbours, friends and family, or anyone you know with an interest in the Island’s future to get involved, by signing the petition.

You can sign the petition here:

You can also get involved on social media: or


Netball – 7 pupils from Year 6 took part in a Newport cluster netball competition on Tuesday at Seaclose Park. They all tried really hard and enjoyed the experience.

Cross Country 12 pupils from Years 5 and 6 took part in a 2km cross country run at Northwood County Ground last Friday.  They all made a fantastic effort and represented the school well.

Football  A team of footballers from Years 5 and 6 took part in a tournament at Gurnard Primary School on Wednesday. They played extremely well and thoroughly enjoyed the event.


AFC Bournemouth Football Camps—Various dates through the school holidays, please call or text the football coach Lee, on 07809581486.

Free Cycling Open Weekend— 2nd and 3rd April at Cheverton Farm, 10:30am—3:30pm.  If interested please contact the Sports Unit at or call 823818.

Family Cycle—6th April at 10am.  If interested please sign up at or call 823818.


Key Stage 1 Spelling of the Week is “went”.

Key Stage 2 Spelling of the Week is “occupy”.

Can you put these words into a sentence?



Stop and think—Show that you know it is wrong to take things that don’t belong to you.

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